Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

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‘Life is ebbing away’: Egyptians face peril at sea in dangerous new exodus to Europe
Poverty puts thousands into the grip of people smugglers plying a deadly trade in the Mediterranean

Ruth Michaelson

18, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cop27 backfires for Egypt as signs of repression mar attempt to bolster image
Harassment of climate summit delegates and holding pen for protesters mar country’s attempt to polish international reputation

Ruth Michaelson

20, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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World leaders at Cop27 urged to press Egypt over prisoner Alaa Abd el-Fattah
Global spotlight on host country has heightened scrutiny of human rights record, with Biden due to meet Sisi

Ruth Michaelson

11, Nov, 2022 @12:19 PM

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‘Like Vegas, but worse’: Sharm el-Sheikh fails to charm Cop27 delegates
On first week of summit there have been traffic jams, water shortages – and an atmosphere of state repression

Oliver Milman

11, Nov, 2022 @12:01 PM

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Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s family fear he may be being force-fed in Egyptian prison
Sister says they need ‘proof of life’ amid concern for activist’s wellbeing and worries UK government not doing enough

Ruth Michaelson

08, Nov, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Release of Alaa Abd el-Fattah key to UK-Egypt relations, former diplomat says
Ex-ambassador warns hunger striker’s situation at crucial stage after Rishi Sunak meeting with Egyptian president

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Nov, 2022 @11:57 AM

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‘Where is Liz Truss?’: sister of activist held in Cairo jail urges UK to act
Sanaa Seif says UK government is not standing up for her brother Alaa Abd El Fattah, on hunger strike and facing death

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Britain must end its silence on Egyptian hunger striker Alaa Abd El Fattah, family demand
‘Time is running out’ for Egyptian blogger and activist who was given UK citizenship last year

Ruth Michaelson

05, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Egyptians seen in jail ‘torture’ videos charged with spreading fake news
Public prosecutors’ claim that detainees inflicted injuries on themselves with a coin is ‘laughable’, says Human Rights Watch

Ruth Michaelson

02, Mar, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Naftali Bennett makes first visit to Egypt by an Israeli PM in a decade
Meeting with Egyptian president Abdul Fatah al-Sisi takes place in Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh

Peter Beaumont

13, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Egypt accused of widespread state-sanctioned killings of dissidents
Analysis of alleged anti-terrorist shootouts reveals security forces routinely suppressing opposition, claims Human Rights Watch

Ruth Michaelson

07, Sep, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Egypt’s political prisoners have little hope – and the west must share the blame | Jack Shenker
My friend Karim Medhat Ennarah is among the many victims of a dictatorship reliant on western financial and political support, says writer Jack Shenker

Jack Shenker

24, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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